Meet Our FounderJody Johnston Pawel is a Licensed Social Worker in the State of Ohio and Certified Family Life Educator. For more than 30 years, Jody has been a leader in the parent education field. She is the author of the award-winning The Parent’s Toolshop® book and Founder/CEO of the Relationship Toolshop® International Training Institute. LLC. There, she partners with relationship-niche experts to create relationship-niche programs. Resources, training programs and coaching that support people in learning how to use her unique “Universal Blueprint® for Relationship Success” to improve every area of their lives. Jody is a top-rated speaker and parenting expert to the media worldwide. She also served as the Co-Producer and Parenting Expert for the Emmy-nominated “Ident-a-Kid” television series.
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Jody has invested over 15 years training with some of the top publishing, speaking and internet marketing experts in the world. Based on what she learned, she’s written articles, presented workshops, and was asked to author a textbook chapter on the subject of marketing family life education programs. As a result, she is considered the expert on that subject within this profession.
Jody is a top-rated speaker who has a uniquely entertaining, down-to-earth, yet informative presentation style. For over thirty years, she has trained tens of thousands of parents, parent educators, family-service professionals, foster parents, protective service case workers, child care professionals [and more] worldwide. She has also certified over a hundred Parents Toolshop® parenting coaches and parent educators worldwide.
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Additionally, Jody is an internationally-recognized parenting expert with over 30 years of media experience. She has been a parenting expert columnist for nearly a dozen major parenting websites and her advice has appeared in nearly every major parenting magazine and newspaper nationwide. She was the Co-Producer and Parenting Expert for the Emmy-nominated Ident-a-Kid television series and is host of Parents Tool Talk Radio Show.
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On the home-front, Jody is the mother of two adults who have already learned effective parenting as their first language, which they are using to raise Jody’s grandchildren.